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Re: [SCA-JML] Is this a name?

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  • Solveig
    Noble Cousins! Greetings from Solveig! ... It has 17 fairly popular homophones at the moment. ... In the early twentieth century, girls often changed their
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      Noble Cousins!

      Greetings from Solveig!

      >"Miyuki"--I think it is usually 'Beautiful Snow', but I could be wrong.
      >'Deep Snow' is a homophone that is also the same pronunciation as
      >'Imperial Procession', used in poetry--but they all have different kanji.

      It has 17 fairly popular homophones at the moment.

      >As for a name, I have no real knowledge as if it is or is not a period
      >woman's name--I'm not sure if there is a difference, but are you looking
      >for a girl's name or a woman's name? I know that there is a difference
      >between a 'boy' and a 'man' as far as names go.

      In the early twentieth century, girls often changed their names at about
      twelve. Apparently, they did not use -ko names until they came of age. You
      can see this sort of thing in action in the famous movie about the
      school marm who rides a bicycle.
      --

      Your Humble Servant
      Solveig Throndardottir
      Amateur Scholar

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